A Celebration for Those Who Left Before Us

A Celebration for Those Who Left Before Us

By Suzanne Marshall from the December 2016 Edition This year brought our first opportunity to be involved in the Mexican celebrations called Day of the Dead. In past years, we hadn’t returned from Canada soon enough or had the opportunity...
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Aztlán

Aztlán

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition Aztlán (from Nahuatl: Aztl n, [ ast ɬa ː n ]) is the legendary ancestral home of the Aztec peoples. Aztecah is the Nahuatl word for “people from Aztlán”. The place,...
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Aztec Stones and Rocks

Aztec Stones and Rocks

By Kirby Vickery from the December 2016 Edition Quetzalcoatl gave life to the people of the fifth sun by gathering the bones of a man and woman who had survived the long flood and sprinkling them with his own blood....
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At The Movies – Doctor Strange

At The Movies – Doctor Strange

By Suzanne Marshall from the December 2016 Edition Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor Director: Scott Derrickson “A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic...
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Make Christmas Really Special

Make Christmas Really Special

By Suzzane A. Marshall from the December 2016 Edition 1If you are in Manzanillo over the Christmas season, this is your opportunity to be involved in a wonderful event put on especially for the children in the area. It takes...
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Avoid Mistakes Now; Live a Happy Retirement Later

Avoid Mistakes Now; Live a Happy Retirement Later

By Yann Kostic  from the December 2016 Edition It’s easy to make financial mistakes when you’re young, because you can generally recover from them over time. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said as you approach retirement, when you’ll...
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I Planted Roots In Mexico – African Iris

I Planted Roots In Mexico – African Iris

By Tommy Clarkson from the December 2016 Edition African Iris, Dietes bicolor (Sometimes confused with, or incorrectly called, Dietes vegeta, Dietes Moraea and Dietes iridioides Family: Iridaceae Also known as: Spanish Iris, Peacock Iris, Butterfly Iris, Fortn...
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Child Tax Credit… Why Many US Expat Families Qualify

Child Tax Credit… Why Many US Expat Families Qualify

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition The child tax credit is a great benefit provided by the US government to American families with children under the age of 17. The credit or “tax refund” can be worth...
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Volcanoes / Volcanes

Volcanoes / Volcanes

By Terry Sovil  from the December 2016 Edition A volcano (singular, volcanoes plural; Spanish volcán or volcanes) is a mountain which opens down into the earth to a pool of molten rock. When pressure builds up, an eruption can occur,...
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Désiré Charnay

Désiré Charnay

By Manzanillo Sun Writer from the December 2016 Edition Several other expeditions visited the ruins before Frans Blom of Tulane University in 1923, who made superior maps of both the main site and various previously-neglected outlying ruins and filed a...
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